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Entry-Level Home Health Aide Salary (United States)

The average Home Health Aide earns approximately $9.70 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to just under one-fifth, and about a tenth earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
Entry-Level Home Health Aide Salary (?
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$14,093 - $39,186
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $22,904
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Entry-Level Home Health Aide Salary (?
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$7.82 - $13.03
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$14,093 - $39,186  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $202.73  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,295 - $29,895  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.82 - $13.03  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.09 - $0.51  
Overtime
$0.00 - $17.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $202.73  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,295 - $29,895  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,051
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Pay Difference By Location

Washington
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Columbus
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Harrisburg
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National Average
$20,000
Philadelphia
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New York
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Cleveland
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Orlando
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Surpassing the national average by 7 percent, Entry-Level Home Health Aides in Washington receive some of the highest pay in the country. Entry-Level Home Health Aides will also find cushy salaries in Columbus (+4 percent) and Harrisburg (+3 percent). Trailing the national average by 18 percent, Orlando is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers also pay below the national average in Cleveland (3 percent lower) and New York (2 percent lower).
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Home Health Aide Salaries

Hospice Care
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Elder Care
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Home Care
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Home Health/Home Care
0%
National Average
$20,000
Long Term Care
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Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 130 votes.

Gender

Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 19% dental benefits Dental: 11%
vision benefits Vision: 8% employee benefits None: 80%